RRL sweater

http://www.ebay.com/itm/271865402125
This sweater was made by Ralph Lauren under the high end RRL label, and is influenced heavily by the two tone, zip front, raglan shoulder cardigans popular in the late 1930s-1940s. It is made of cotton and has RiRi zippers.
Tagged size: L
Chest (pit to pit): 26″ (doubled = 52″)
Sleeve (center of collar to cuff): 43″
Length (base of collar to hem): 28″

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1930s Hettrick Gun Coat

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This vintage jacket was made in the 1930s by the Hettrick Mfg. Co of Toledo Ohio under their American Field Gun Coats label. Hettrick was a producer of a variety of canvas goods. This is the earliest label I have seen. The coat has shotgun shell pockets, large cargo pockets, a double breast pocket, game pouch and gusseted arms. It has a corduroy collar and cuffs.
Chest (pit to pit): 21″ (doubled = 42″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 17″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 22-1/2″
Length (Base of collar to hem): 28″

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Swedish barnstormer leather coat

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This vintage jacket was made in Sweden. It bears their typical military label. This example appears to be dated either 1961 or 1981, though the basic style goes back to the 1920s. This one has been converted (and a well done conversion too) to a zipper closure from the original button closure. The jacket has raglan shoulders with epaulettes. It is fully lined. The zipper is a double Eclair, which is a bit fiddly, a problem of these two-way zippers.

Chest (pit to pit): 21-1/2″ (doubled = 43″)
Sleeve (center of collar to cuff): 33-1/2″
Length (base of collar to hem): 34-1/2″

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1940s Day Glo swimsuit

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This vintage swimsuit was made in the late 1940s. These day-glo trunks enjoyed brief popularity around 1947-1949.

Waist (unstretched): 14-1/2″ (doubled – 29″)
Waist (stretched): 18″ (doubled = 36″)
Side Seam: 12-1/2″
Inseam: 1-3/4″

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1930s belted burgundy men’s bathing suit swim briefs

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This vintage swimsuit was made in the late 1930s. It is made of burgundy wool with belt loops and side piping. It has a false fly seam, snapped coin/key pocket and built in supporter.

Waist (unstretched): 16-1/2″ (doubled = 33″)
Waist (Stretched): 21″ (doubled = 42″)
Side seam: 9″
Rise: 14-1/2″

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